Bol d'Or: Race Result
Posted: 18th September 2016
SERT Suzuki – SRC Kawasaki – Trickstar Kawasaki – Maco Moto Yamaha – FCC TSR Honda – Moto Ain CRT Top STK – GMT94 Fight Back to 6th in Class - YART Fastest Lap...
The Bol d”or 24 Hour opening race of the 2016/17 FIM EWC season has been won by SERT Suzuki, with the team completing 687 laps. Nine laps behind in second place was SRC Kawasaki, and two laps behind them was the Japanese Trickstar Kawasaki team, taking part in their first European 24 hour race. Fourth place went to privateer team Maco Racing, who finished one lap ahead of FCC TSR Honda. Moto Ain CRT were sixth overall and first STK team across the line.
Yamaha GMT94 fought back to ninth place overall and sixth in class to claim valuable points, while YART Yamaha retired but took the consolation prize of the fastest lap of the race, a 1:59.124 by Broc Parkes.
Congratulations to all the teams and riders that finished this tough race. Full update on points and race comment to follow tomorrow...
Words: Martin Gelder - Photos: fimewc.com